Kennel Technician resume example with 6+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

I am currently attending Eastern Oregon University as a major in Biochemistry with minors in Statistical Mathematics and Biology. I am also enrolled in the OSU Animal Science program through their partnership with EOU. For postgraduate work, I will be pursuing a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University in Pullman, WA. My career goals include working at the Holland Military Working Dog Hospital on the Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. The Holland Military Working Dog Hospital is the only facility in the United States designated for treating military working dogs, especially those which have experienced combat and have PTSD as a result. I also aim to start a nonprofit mixed practice with a low-kill shelter and 24-hour emergency line.

Core Qualifications


  • GPA: 3.724
  • Dean's List student with honorable standing
  • Public Relations/Historian officer for EOU PreVet Club (2017-2019)
  • Presented research at the 255th Convention of the ACS (2018)

Involvement includes:

  • Pre-Veterinary club (2016-2019) 
  • Eastern Oregon University's first female wrestling team (2016-2020)
  • Rock Climbing Club (2017)
  • Chemistry Club (2017-2020)
  • Student Athletic Advisory Council (2017-2020)

Non-school involvement includes:

  • Judo (since 2012)
  • Wrestling (since 2014)
  • Brazilian jiu-jitsu (since 2015)

High School

  • GPA: 3.875
  • Completed all 4 years of the Project Lead the Way Biomedical program
  • PLTW program required 90 hours of community service. Completed 150 as of May 2015

Involvement includes:

  • National Honor Society (2013-2016)
  • Key Club (2013-2014/2015-2016)
  • CV Student Body Leadership (2014-2015)
  • Gamers Club (2014-2016)
  • Varsity Wrestling Team (2014-2016)
  • CV Band Leadership Team (2015-2016)
  • Green Club (2015-2016)
  • National Society of High School Scholars (2015-2016)
  • Indoor Marching Ensemble (2016)
  • Pit Orchestra (2016)
Central Valley High School Spokane Valley, WA, Expected in 2016 High School Diploma : General - GPA :
  • Multi-task management
  • Enthusiastic people person and team player
  • Problem-solver and goal setter
  • Ambitious
  • Compassionate
American Veterinary Group - Counselor-In-Training/Instructor
Orlando, FL, 07/2018 -
Provided assistance that was instrumental in the smooth running of camp by aiding counselors, instructors, and other camp staff and performing a wide variety of administrative and leadership tasks. Was promoted to co-instructor of the Satori Harold, the camp newspaper, for the upcoming Summer of 2020.
Novant Health - Kennel Technician
Harrisburg, NC, 04/2018 - Current
Maintained proper environmental hygiene of animals ranging from small animals such as K-9's and felines to larger animals including cattle and equine as well as followed sanitation protocols for treatment areas. Administered medication as prescribed by a veterinarian including orally, rectally, sublingually, topically, and intravenously. Charted on patients' changes in condition including recording vitals. Followed directions for patient care such as dietary and physical needs as well as safety requirements. 
Hilton Worldwide - Chemical Stockroom Attendant
Montebello, CA, 08/2017 - Current

Assisted with laboratory preparation for both the Chemistry and Biology departments at Eastern Oregon University. Sanitized work spaces and prepared materials for labs each week following OSHA regulations. Became familiar with and utilized instruments and their industry names. Implemented basic lab safety techniques when mixing chemicals. Worked with various departments and groups around Eastern Oregon to host events with science-related activities.

Eastern Oregon University - Lab Tech (Volunteer)
City, STATE, 06/2017 - 06/2018
Worked in conjunction with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to begin developing a method of detecting erythromycin in fish kidneys from hatcheries local to Eastern Oregon. Extensively performed dilutions and solid phase extractions to test both known and unknown concentrations of antibiotic. Learned basic operation of High Performance Liquid Chromatography machines and how to read output.
Wildflower Lodge - Medication Aide
City, STATE, 05/2017 - Current
Trained in passing meds through multiple routes and basic caregiving tasks. After a month and a half of work, was tasked with training other med aides. Filed paperwork and handled medical records. Contacted medical professionals as necessary and worked with other team members to provide adequate care for elderly residents requiring varying levels of assistance.
Eastern Oregon Univeristy Learning Center - Tutor and Lab Aide
City, STATE, 04/2017 - Current
Worked with students with and without learning disabilities in STEM related programs both on undergraduate and post-graduate levels. Entered schedules and documented hours for other tutors and employees of the Learning Center. Documented use of the Learning Center and created accounts for students. Provided information on and access to various Eastern Oregon University resources.
Comfort Inn In Downtown Spokane - Front Desk Clerk
City, STATE, 07/2016 - 09/2016

The first point of contact customers met when staying at our hotel. Was responsible for desk jobs such as checking guests in/out, monitoring and correcting bookings and errors in the system, counting and logging the register, filing documents, taking inventory, maintaining looks and cleanliness of lobby, and dealing with guest complaints. Also filled in holes for staffing such as stripping beds for housekeeping and checking completed rooms, as well as resolving maintenance complaints. Was adept enough at the computer system after one month to begin training new hires.

STEM Camp At Spokane Valley Tech - Camp Counselor (Volunteer)
City, STATE, 2016 - 05/2016

Directed elementary students in science oriented activities designed to increase interest in STEM related fields. Duties included mentoring students during group conflict, assisting in finding creative solutions to problems and encouraging students to think "outside the box", and cleaning/taking inventory of supplies. Offered under the supervision of Mrs. Nielsen, the Central Valley School District K-12 Science Coordinator.

Cafaro Acres - Stable Aid (Volunteer)
City, STATE, 06/2014 - 09/2016

Worked as a stable aid to gain experience for intended career as a veterinarian. Responsibilities included feeding, watering, stall cleaning, and basic horse hygiene. Sometimes cared for animals while owners were out of town. Began learning basic techniques of round-penning.

  • Bloodborne Pathogen Certified
  • Has Food Handler's Permit in the State of Oregon
  • Brown belt in judo (2015)
  • Outstanding Percussionist (2015)
  • Section Leader of the Central Valley High School Front Ensemble (2015-2016)
  • 3rd in Washington State Judo Championships (2017)
  • Nominee for EOU Women's Wrestler of the Year (2017)
  • Academic All-American wrestler for both WCWA (2018/2019/2020) and NAIA (2019/2020)
  • 6th in the inaugural NAIA Women's Wrestling National Invitational (2019)
  • Women's Ragsdale Scholar Athlete for EOU (2019)

In high school, received letters in:

  • Academics (2013/2015)
  • Wrestling (2015/2016)
  • Band (2014 [1] 2015 [1] 2016 [2])
  • Health Occupational Students of America (2015)

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School Attended

  • Central Valley High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Counselor-In-Training/Instructor
  • Kennel Technician
  • Chemical Stockroom Attendant
  • Lab Tech (Volunteer)
  • Medication Aide
  • Tutor and Lab Aide
  • Front Desk Clerk
  • Camp Counselor (Volunteer)
  • Stable Aid (Volunteer)


  • High School Diploma

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